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Retief Goosen set to be inducted in golf Hall of Fame

2019 World Golf Hall of Fame class includes Retief Goosen Billy Payne			A. Messerschmidt  Getty Images 2019 World Golf Hall of Fame class includes Retief Goosen Billy Payne A. Messerschmidt Getty Images
Cassandra Castillo | 13 October, 2018, 00:31

Disabled golfer Dennis Walters and the late Peggy Kirk Bell, an LPGA charter member, will also be enshrined in ceremonies on 10 June at Pebble Beach ahead of next year's US Open.

JAN Stephenson almost chose a life that would have led to a White House residence with Donald Trump, but the Australian women's golf icon instead forged a career that has been rewarded with a Hall of Fame induction.

Peggy Kirk Bell, United StatesLifetime Achievement Category Margaret Anne "Peggy" Kirk Bell took up the game as a teenager, making a name for herself as an amateur star.

Retief Goosen is a South African professional golfer who claimed two U.S Open titles in 2001 and 2004, and topped the European Tour Order of Merit for two consecutive years (2001 and 2002). Goosen also remained in the top ten of the Official World Golf Ranking for over 250 weeks, has five other PGA Tour wins and 12 other European Tour titles. He also played on six worldwide teams in the Presidents Cup and was twice the European Tour Order of Merit victor in 2001 and 2002.

After winning the 1949 Titleholders Championship as an amateur, Kirk Bell was a charter member of the LPGA who went on to become a renowned golf instructor and the matriarch of Pine Needles Lodge and Mid Pines Inn and Golf Club in Southern Pines, N.C. Before her passing at age 95 in November 2016, Pine Needles hosted three highly successful U.S. Women's Opens in 1996, 2001 and 2007.

Billy Payne served as the Chairman of Augusta National Golf Club from 2006-2017, before being succeeded by Fred Ridley. Payne welcome the first female members to Augusta National and was responsible for developing several grow-the-game initiatives such as the Drive, Chip & Putt Championship and amateur tournaments in Asia and Latin America.

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16 wins on the LPGA Tour from 1976 to 1987 formed the bulk of Stephenson's career victories but her other triumphs confirm her status as a truly global player.

Stephenson was one of the founders of the women's senior tour and is involved with golf course design.

"Of course, she's taken that back since".

Walters, who was paralyzed from the chest down because of an auto accident but has reached hundreds of thousands through more than 3,000 golf and life lesson clinics, was voted in through the Lifetime Achievement category. Former spokesperson and national ambassador for The First Tee, his message is to always continue hoping and dreaming. He's one of 11 honorary lifetime PGA of America members.

Inductees will be enshrined into the Hall in June during the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach. These five Inductees will bring the total number of World Golf Hall of Fame Members to 160. The Class of 2019 was elected by the Hall of Fame's Selection Commission, which debated a group of 15 finalists. "It is our honor and privilege to welcome Peggy Kirk Bell, Retief Goosen, Billy Payne, Jan Stephenson and Dennis Walters to the World Golf Hall of Fame family". The Sub-Committee vetted every candidate that met the qualifications of the Hall of Fame's four Induction categories.

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